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catch on

verb phrasal verb with catch  /kætʃ, ketʃ/ ( past tense and past participle caught  /kɔt/) us  

(BECOME POPULAR)

to become fashionable or popular: Why did the electronic gadget catch on so fast?
(Definition of catch on phrasal verb, verb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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